Please note: Tickets will only be available for purchase online through Noon on Friday 7/18. Following, tickets will be available in person at FRANK all day, or at the Varsity beginning at 6:30PM, prior to the event.

You are invited to…
An evening of
film and discussion with one of the Triangle’s most celebrated sculptors:

Patrick Dougherty

Friday July 18, 7pm:

 “Bending Sticks: Sculptures of Patrick Dougherty”


The Varsity Theater

(doors will open at 6:30)

followed by a  reception at FRANK Gallery until 10pm

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at FRANK until 6:00PM or at the Varsity beginning at 6:30PM.

 "Bending Sticks; an evening with Patrich Dougherty" on Friday July 18th . This event will include the screening of the film "Bending Sticks" which  highlights the work of environmental artist Patrick Dougherty's extraordinary and monumental scale works built with live saplings.The film will be shown at the Varsity Theater at 7:00pm followed by a reception at FRANK Gallery at which the artist will be present. Tickets are $30 and space is limited.  

More information about the documentary at:

Sculpture in the Garden this fall at the NC Botanical Gardens, with Artist in Residence Patrick Dougherty

Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Photo Credit: Rob Cardillo 

Violinist Caroline Buse will play during the reception. Caroline is a violinist who grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where she studied violin with Richard Luby, and viola with Yoram Youngerman. This spring she graduated from University of Michigan's School of Music, where she studied with Yehonatan Berick and Aaron Berofsky on the violin. She has been a finalist and prize-winner in competitions such as the Fischoff International Music Competition, NCMTNA, and the Chapel Hill Philharmonia Competition. Caroline has collaborated with Grammy winning artists such as Audra McDonald, Michael Bublé, Carmen Pelton, and Barbara Nissman, and recorded for two albums soon to be released on Decca's label with Michigan's University Symphony Orchestra. In the fall she will move to Miami as a graduate teaching assistant for the Amernet quartet, and as a violin teaching artist for Miami Music Project, a satellite organization of El Sistema.